We made some small Program Changes to the last day of the conference (28th of April). These changes had an influence on the closing hour of the conference which will be at 16h now (previously on 15h). More detailed information on the conference program can be found on this page.
WAIC is less than four weeks away and we are counting down the days till we all gather at ICC in Ghent. To anticipate some to the excitement, the Conference mobile app will be available for download during the week of April 1st from iTunes, and the Android market place soon thereafter. We’ll let you know [...]
We uploaded the detailed conference program on the conference program page. You’ll find a more detailed program with titles and short summaries of workshops, symposia, papers and posters. Please noted that this is still a preliminary program and it can be subject of changes throughout the coming days and weeks. Also nice to share is [...]
Authors of accepted Research-based papers and Experience-based papers are invited to submit a full paper of max. 6000 words. Deadline for submission of the full paper is March 15, 2012. Only authors of submitted full papers will be scheduled for presentation in the final WAIC program. More information and guidelines for these papers can be [...]
From different parts of the planet, but linked by the thread of positive conversation amongst multi sector/level stakeholders for the good of the whole: we’re so proud to announce an amazing joint keynote by dr. Anastasia Bukashe and dr. Ilma Barros. They will highlight extra-ordinary cases of AI inspired large scale processes in regional development [...]
The World Appreciative Inquiry Conference will have its own radio this year. During the conference we will set up a unique experiment by making radio. Radio as a way of sharing stories, creating connection between people from inside and outside the conference venue. More news on this experiment still to come, but for now you [...]
Scaling-up the Generative Power of AI is the subtitle of the 2012 WAIC’s conference theme. On Saturday prof. Ron Fry & prof. Gervase Bushe will take the stage together in a joint keynote session to talk about generativity as a core-concept in the theory and practice of AI: Generative Engagement: Going beyond the Positive for Transformational [...]
Last week our friends of Axiom News published their blog post about the conference app in an interview with Robyn Stratton-Berkessel, one of our developers. Interested in reading it?: you’ll find it here.
We updated our program page with the names and titles of the already confirmed speakers. Currently we are collecting all final proposal abstracts so we can start communicating them in a short period of time. It will again be a very powerful, diverse, beautiful, interesting, passionate, qualitative, creative, surprising, touching, captivating, well thought-out… but above [...]
Please be aware that the early bird rate is valid up to January 31! Registrations are currently very encouraging and exceed our expectations. Already 225 participants from 22 different countries enrolled for this worldwide AI event. To be part of the 5th World Appreciative Inquiry Conference, register online here.